Experiencing MIS Vitalsource eBook (2e)
Experiencing MIS Vitalsource eBook
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Whatever students do in business, they will experience MIS.
What kind of experience will your students have with MIS? Will they be helpless users who say, ‘I just don’t know anything about computers, and I don’t want to’? Or will they be managers who say ‘I know there’s a way to use information systems to get a competitive edge for my business’? Will they find innovative applications of information technology in the marketplace to raise their own profile or that of their company? Or will they be business professionals who ‘just don’t get it’?
By presenting a running case narrative throughout, this book will show your students how businesses use - and need - information systems to accomplish their goals and objectives and develop their competitive strategy. Experiencing MIS 2e is designed to help your students experience MIS right now, at university, where they can exercise their enquiring minds and build their skills in unlocking the potential of information systems for business.
The text has been designed to be approachable, easy-to-use, sometimes humorous, with an upbeat and in-your-face attitude, but always with the goal of underlining the importance of MIS to all business people in the 21st Century.
Experiencing MIS offers basic topic coverage of MIS in its 12 chapters and more in-depth, expanded coverage in its 13 chapter extensions. This modular organisation allows you to pick and choose among those topics to tailor-fit your course. The Australian adaptation brings your student’s experience of MIS closer to home with new local examples, case studies and trends.
myMISlab is an optional web-based tutorial and assessment tool that integrates business applications with myITlab, a complete Microsoft Office training and assessment simulator. Visit www.mymislab.com for more.
Table of contents
Chapter 1IS in the life of business professionals
Chapter 2 Business processes, information and information systems
Chapter 3 Organisational strategy, information systems, and competitive advantage
Chapter 4 Hardware and software
Chapter 5 Database processing
Chapter 6 Data communications
Chapter 7 Business Process Management
Chapter 8 E-Commerce and Web 2.0
Chapter 9 Business intelligence and information systems for decision making
Chapter 10 Information systems development
Chapter 11 Information systems management
Chapter 12 Information security management
Chapter Extension 1 Improving Your Collaboration Skills
Chapter Extension 2 Using Collaboration Information Systems
Chapter Extension 3 Information Systems and Decision Making
Chapter Extension 4 Knowledge Management and Expert Systems
Chapter Extension 5 Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Chapter Extension 6 Preparing a Computer Budget using Excel
Chapter Extension 7 Using Microsoft Access 2010
Chapter Extension 8 Using Excel and Access Together
Chapter Extension 9 How the Internet Works
Chapter Extension 10 Systems Development for Small Business
Chapter Extension 11 Systems Development Project Management
Chapter Extension 12 Outsourcing
Chapter Extension 13 Financing and Accounting for IT Projects